8 injured in blast in Afghanistan’s Tagab

Mahmud-e-Raqi (Afghanistan): At least eight people including seven civilians were injured as a rickshaw bomb exploded in the bazaar of Tagab district of Afghanistan’s eastern Kapisa province on Sunday, police said.

“A mine planted by terrorists on a rickshaw was detonated in the bazaar of Tagab district today, wounding seven civilians and a police constable,” police spokesman Abdul Shaeq Shurash told Xinhua news agency.

Women and children were also among the victims, the official said, adding investigation is underway.

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Tagab, Nijrab and the neighbouring Alasay district of the relatively restive Kapisa province have been the scene of Taliban-led insurgency over the past couple of years.

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